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Re: Rant on LABELs



dwmw2 infradead org (David Woodhouse) writes:

>> I think this would largely remove any of the benefits of labeling.
>> Yes, if you have two partitions labeled "/" or "/boot", you get
>> conflicts.
>
> There are benefits of labelling? Maybe on big systems with lots of
> SCSI devices which get moved around, but I've only ever seen it cause
> problems on most of the desktop and laptop machines I've used.

ACK. Especially because only the RH kernel supports labeled
root-devices. With every other kernel you will run into kernel panics
since the 'root=LABEL=/' is not understood.

So the best solution is 'e2label /dev/... ""' after every installation.




Enrico


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